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The programme will provide an optimal specialized education in medical imaging and an introduction in imaging research in a clinical environment. It provides an ideal basis for research with the intention to obtain a PhD degree in medical imaging. The pro
Location:
Leuven, Belgium
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year

Program Overview

Program Description:
This postgraduate programme is intended to provide an education in medical imaging, focussing on obtaining a thorough overview of existing imaging modalities and approaches towards imaging pathology. The intention is not to provide a detailed study of one particular modality but merely to give an overview of strengths and disadvantages of individual techniques to stimulate the students to have a personal and critical view on the field. They will be encouraged to think interdisciplinary, with a focus on the clinical or research question rather than on a specific imaging modality.

The programme will provide an optimal specialized education in medical imaging and an introduction in imaging research in a clinical environment. It provides an ideal basis for research with the intention to obtain a PhD degree in medical imaging. The programme does NOT intend to educate medical specialists in clinical radiology or any other medical specialty.

Setting Description:
KU Leuven is an autonomous university. It was founded in 1425. It was born of and has grown within the Catholic tradition. From its Christian view of the world and the human, KU Leuven endeavours to be a place for open discussion of social, philosophical and ethical issues and a critical centre of reflection in and for the Catholic community. KU Leuven offers its students an academic education based on high-level research, with the aim of preparing them to assume their social responsibilities. KU Leuven is a research-intensive, internationally oriented university that carries out both fundamental and applied research. It is strongly inter- and multidisciplinary in focus and strives for international excellence. To this end, KU Leuven works together actively with its research partners at home and abroad. KU Leuven encourages personal initiative and critical reflection in a culture of idea exchange, cooperation, solidarity and academic freedom. It pursues a proactive diversity pol
Cost:
750 euro including the central registration fee.

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